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Band Camp

Blackstone Valley Music’s popular Band Camp Program engages students at a variety of skill levels for a week of intense rehearsal culminating in an in-house concert. Facilitated by Mark Mandeville and James Briand, the band will choose songs, name their band, lead focused rehearsals, and consider important factors of  live performance such as stage presence, improvisation, playing in the moment, and addressing the audience.

2023 Band Camp Dates:

Winter - February 20th - 24th

Spring - April 17th - 21st

Summer 1 - July 10th - 14th*

Summer 2 - July 31st - August 4th*

* We are able to run two bands per camp this summer! One of the camps the week of the 10th is for younger students! Visit us or call for more information.

Rehearsals take place at Blackstone Valley Music from 10 AM – 2 PM

Monday through Friday with a concert Friday evening.

Please call or email with any questions about sign-ups, pricing, and dates for upcoming camps.

Past Band Camp Groups

Summer Ensemble

Back for its second year, Blackstone Valley Music is proud to host a summer ensemble designed to keep school band students engaged with music and their instruments over the summer break. The group will meet every Tuesday and Thursday July 17th - 28th from 10AM - 12PM, culminating into a concert Friday the 28th. The ensemble will be led once again by our clarinet teacher, Raianne Richards, as well as our band camp director and lesson administrator, James Briand. At least one year of band experience is required to enroll in this program. 

Please call or email with any questions about sign-ups and/or pricing.

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